Tim Bogert Dies: Bassist With Jeff Beck, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus Was 76

Tim Bogert, who was a part of such main acts as Vanilla Fudge and Cactus, and later within the super-group Beck, Bogert & Appice, died at present of most cancers at 76. His dying was confirmed by his former bandmate Carmine Appice.

At his dying, he was working with Beck and Appice on a forthcoming dwell Beck, Bogert & Appice album

Bogert was lengthy thought of one of many nice rock bassists throughout the heyday of the style within the Sixties and ’70s, one of many few early rockers whose solos may maintain an viewers.

Musicians Institute, a Hollywood music faculty the place Bogert taught, issued a press release mourning his passing.

“Today we mourn the lack of our good friend and former college member, #TimBogert. An announcement from MI Bass teacher, Maurice Verloop: MI and the worldwide bass group have had the nice fortune of experiencing one the nice pioneers of bass guitar in our lifetime. We rejoice his contributions as an artist, educator and human being. His groove will dwell on via all the scholars he impressed and his spectacular catalog of recordings. You are missed.”

Born John Voorhis Bogert III on Aug. 27, 1944 in New York City, Bogert was a part of Vanilla Fudge from 1967-1968, recording 5 albums with a band that included Appice. They each moved on to type Cactus, and began taking part in with Beck when his Jeff Beck Group group disbanded. That developed into the ability trio Beck, Bogert & Appice in 1972, which lasted into 1975.

Bogert performed bass guitar on Bo Diddley’s The twentieth Anniversary of Rock ‘n’ Roll all-star album.

Throughout the following years, Bogert teamed with such acts as Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, the UK group Boxer, and with guitarist Rick Derringer. In 1981 Bogert turned a school member on the Musicians Institute in Hollywood.

The Hollywood Rock Hall of Fame acknowledged Bogert in 1999, and he once more teamed with Appice in a sequence of touring teams.

No info was instantly accessible on survivors.

Source: https://deadline.com/2021/01/tim-bogert-dies-bassist-jeff-beck-vanilla-fudge-cactus-was-76-obituary-1234673436/

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